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News Topic science was found in 52 news releases in the year 2015.

December 2015

  • UTA medical anthropologist explores reproductive travel in ‘Fertility Holidays’
    Medical Anthropology

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

    News Topics: faculty, global, humanities, liberal arts, medicine, science

    A UTA medical anthropologist explores the growing number of North Americans traveling to Central Europe for low-cost medical treatments, such as in vitro fertilization, to create a particular kind of family.

  • UTA physicists offer hope for macular degeneration sufferers
    Laser gene therapy

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

    News Topics: biology, faculty, genetics, global, labs, medicine, physics, research, science

    UTA physicists have devised a gene therapy delivery platform that offers new hope for patients with photo degenerative diseases like macular degeneration.

  • National Academy of Inventors names three UTA top researchers as Fellows
    Outstanding faculty

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

    News Topics: awards, faculty, innovation, science

    Three more UTA faculty have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, bringing the total number of UTA Fellows to 13, the highest number for a Texas university and the second-highest number in the nation.

  • UTA physicists are analyzing space weather effects in the polar regions to improve the accuracy of satellite-tracking systems
    Space physics

    Tuesday, December 15, 2015

    News Topics: innovation, research, science, weather

    UTA physicists are analyzing space weather effects to help improve the accuracy of satellite tracking systems. Current tracking models can yield an error of up to 30 percent during geomagnetic storms.

  • Armstrong, Dasgupta named to Analytical Scientist Power List 2015
    Recognition of Excellence

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    News Topics: awards, research, science

    UTA professors Daniel W. Armstrong and Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta are ranked among the Top 100 most influential people in the world of analytical science by the monthly journal The Analytical Scientist.

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June 2015

  • UT Arlington physics professor wins esteemed Humboldt Research Award
    International honor

    Friday, June 26, 2015

    News Topics: science

    UT Arlington Physics Professor Zdzislaw Musielak has won the international Humboldt Research Award for the nearly unprecedented third time.

  • Rehabilitation medicine expert named UT Arlington Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research
    Health sciences

    Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    News Topics: faculty, medicine, nursing, science

    Mark Haykowsky, a nurse and renowned physiology and rehabilitation medicine researcher, has been appointed Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research.

  • New study of Barnett Shale area well water finds elevated levels of metals, other chemicals in water samples
    Environmental impact

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    News Topics: chemistry, geology, research, science

    A new study of water well samples taken near oil and natural gas drilling sites shows elevated levels of 10 metals and 19 chemicals compounds associated with hydraulic fracturing.

  • Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability to offer vital landfill training globally
    Environmental impact

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, research, science, sustainability

    UT Arlington engineering researchers are starting the Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability that will train and lend expertise to countries around the world.

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March 2015

  • NSF grant will support research of the Rocky Mountains, expose minority teens to earth and environmental sciences at UT Arlington
    Researching the Rockies

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    News Topics: awards, environment, faculty, research, science, weather

    Majie Fan, UT Arlington assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, will use a National Science Foundation grant to research the Rocky Mountains and to expose underrepresented youth to the geosciences.

  • UT Arlington biology student earns top honors at national conference of emerging STEM researchers
    Emerging researcher recognized

    Monday, March 9, 2015

    News Topics: awards, science, students

    UT Arlington biology student Emmanuel Fordjour earned a first-place prize at a conference hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his research presentation involving C. difficile.

February 2015

  • UT Arlington names expert in analytical chemistry new College of Science dean
    New Science Dean appointed

    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    News Topics: science

    Nationally renowned expert in mechanistic studies and bioanalytical applications from North Carolina State University named new science dean.

  • UT Arlington researchers demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of the brain to control pain
    Controlling pain

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    News Topics: faculty, research, science

    New research led by Samarendra Mohanty, UTA assistant professor of physics, reveals how a small area of the brain can be optically stimulated to control pain.

  • Regional science and engineering fair set for Feb. 22-23 at College Park Center
    Bright minds

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    News Topics: engineering, faculty, science, staff

    UT Arlington prepares to welcome hundreds of middle and high school students for the longest running science and engineering fair in Texas.

  • UT Arlington bio-analytical chemist receives National Institutes of Health, UT System funding for protein research
    Identifying proteins

    Friday, February 13, 2015

    News Topics: awards, biology, chemistry, faculty, research, science

    UT Arlington bio-analytical chemist Saiful Chowdhury has received funding from the NIH and UT System to advance protein research. His work, involving mass spectrometry, is also discussed in the journal Analytical Chemistry.

  • UT Arlington launches Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact
    Improving the environment

    Tuesday, February 3, 2015

    News Topics: energy, environment, faculty, food, global, science, staff, students

    UT Arlington's new Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact to elevate activities and programs launched in the Office of Sustainability.

January 2015